ERIC Number: EJ619102
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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A Qualitative Study of Urban and Suburban Elementary Student Understandings of Pest-Related Science and Agricultural Education Benchmarks.
Trexler, Cary J.
Journal of Agricultural Education, v41 n3 p89-102 2000
Clinical interviews with nine fifth graders revealed that experiences play a pivotal role in their understanding of pests. They lack well-developed schema and language to discuss pest management. A foundation of core biological concepts was necessary for understanding pests and pest management. (Conatains 34 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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